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  • THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914

    THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914

    part of "ROBSON HAROLD BURGE (HON) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Robson, Harold Burge (Hon) (Photographer) 1914-12-25

    Q 50720

    British and German troops meeting in No-Man's Land during the unofficial truce. (British troops from the Northumberland Hussars, 7th Division, Bridoux-Rouge Banc Sector). Burying those killed in the attack of 18 December.

  • Bourlon Wood, Somme 1917

    Bourlon Wood, Somme 1917

    (art) Made by: Weaver, S 1917

    Art.IWM ART 5587

    image: A scene in Bourlon Wood in northern France. A dead British soldier lies on the snow-covered ground on his back in the immediate foreground with a dead German soldier lying face down in the snow further back. There are bomb damaged tree trunks all...

  • Epéhy, 1918

    Epéhy, 1918

    (art) Made by: Mackey, Haydn Reynolds

    Art.IWM ART 3653

    image: Four stretcher-bearers walking along a wet road in France holding a wounded soldier on a stretcher high on their shoulders. There is a dead horse in the left of the composition and the corpse of a German soldier to the right, each lying at the...

  • A Captured German Munition Dump

    A Captured German Munition Dump

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 3025

    image: a scene of the remains of a German ammunition dump. There are three dead German soldiers slumped in the foreground amongst boxes of ammunition. A column of British soldiers marches along the road beyond to the right of the composition. They walk...

  • Village: Evening

    Village: Evening

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2977

    image: A view of all that remains of a village on the front line. The buildings are shattered, and there is a large crater resembling a pong, in the centre of the composition. In the foreground there is the corpse of a German soldier, his teeth...

  • La Moisson

    La Moisson

    (art) Made by: de Bruycker, Jules

    Art.IWM ART 115

    image: a skeletal deathly miller stands underneath a windmill holding a German officer by the shoulders. The officer has his arm outstretched towards a skeletal Death, who stands in a field harvesting corpses with a scythe. A long line of skulls leads...

  • Mametz Wood : after the autumn advance, 1916. 'The abomination of desolation'.

    Mametz Wood : after the autumn advance, 1916. 'The abomination of desolation'.

    (art) Made by: Morrall, J B

    Art.IWM ART 202

    Image: a view across the devastated Mametz Wood, with splintered tree stumps and flooded shell holes. The body of a dead German infantryman lies in the foreground, the legs visible but the torso and head hidden by the water of a flooded shell hole.

  • The Dance of Death - Death Intoxicated

    The Dance of Death - Death Intoxicated

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (7)

    image: the scene of a battle showing a British infantryman wearing a gas mask, poised to bayonet a German soldier emerging from a trench on the left of the composition. The German is unarmed and has his back to his assailant. Death, personified as a...

  • THE ROMANIAN ARMY IN THE ROMANIAN CAMPAIGN, 1916-1918

    THE ROMANIAN ARMY IN THE ROMANIAN CAMPAIGN, 1916-1918

    part of "ROMANIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Romanian official photographer

    Q 77438

    Dead German soldiers lying next to barbed wire defences.

  • Blood and Iron

    Blood and Iron

    (art) Made by: Butler, Charles Ernest 1916

    Art.IWM ART 6492

    image: In the foreground Christ nurses a dying woman who holds a child. Above them is Kaiser Wilhelm seated on horseback with the Angel of Death at his shoulder. There are German troops behing him. The Kaiser has a haunted but defiant expression, immune...

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